The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 131 116 118
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 8 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.83% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.05% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 16
Average salary £76,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Software Architecture
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1899 1812 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.47% 78.71% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1292 1371 1213
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Reading

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 8 (57.14%) XML
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 6 (42.86%) Maven
2 6 (42.86%) AspectJ
2 6 (42.86%) Ajax
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) JDBC
2 6 (42.86%) Servlets
2 6 (42.86%) Struts
2 6 (42.86%) LDAP
2 6 (42.86%) French Language
2 6 (42.86%) FreeMarker
2 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 6 (42.86%) Struts2
2 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 6 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (42.86%) Node.js
2 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) UML
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
General
1 6 (42.86%) French Language
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Principal Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) BSS Architect
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 6 (42.86%) Ajax
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) JDBC
2 6 (42.86%) Servlets
2 6 (42.86%) Struts
2 6 (42.86%) FreeMarker
2 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 6 (42.86%) Struts2
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) EDI
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
1 6 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) DSDM
4 2 (14.29%) EAI
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) AspectJ
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) XPath
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) PhD
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Huawei